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Generic History AP Exam Prep

This course is designed for students who are currently enrolled in AP World History, AP U.S. History or AP Government/Politics courses. The focus will include a review of the major topics and themes, as well as test-taking strategies for the AP exam in May, including primary source analysis and document-based essay writing. Students will leave this course better prepared to earn a 5 on their AP History exam.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and explain historical concepts and their development
  • Apply knowledge of biases, point-of-view, purpose and audience to key primary documents
  • Compare arguments in historical documents and explain broaders context
  • Identify and explain patterns between historical development and processes
  • Make a historical claim, support using documents and then refute argument

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • How to conduct a primary source document & Image analysis
  • Graphic organizer of themes linked to specific timeframes in World History
  • 2-3 page paper responding to an Argumentative (Long-Essay) Prompt using primary documents
  • Extensive Preparation, Practice Tests and Test-Taking Strategies for the AP World History, AP U.S.
  • History and AP Government/Politics exams
  • Preparation for the TOEFL Exam
  • Certificate of Completion

Instructor

Dr. Diane B., Ph.D.

Ph.D., University of New Mexico Social Studies Instructor at Knovva Academy

Dr. Diane is an award-winning teacher who has taught AP classes for 24 years. She has worked with the College Board to score, set rubrics and develop questions for the AP U.S. Government Exam since 2005. She is a National Board Certified Teacher (2001) and was named New Mexico History Teacher of the Year in 2018. Dr. Diane has also taught undergraduate students at the University of New Mexico in American Studies, Education, and with graduate students for the Master’s degree Capstone Research Project. Dr. Diane attended the University of New Mexico, achieving a Ph.D. in Language, Literacy and Socio-Cultural Studies. Her area of research is the World War II period, specifically Japanese American Internment and Civil Liberties during wartime.

Related Skills

  • Historical Bias
  • Point-of-View
  • Primary Documents
  • Argumentative Claim & Defense
  • Refutation
  • Geography
  • National Identity
  • Revolution
  • Causation
  • Continuity
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Document-Based Essay

Our Schedule

Course

Generic History AP Exam Prep 8 Lessons

75 minutes per lesson

Date and Time

Apr 3 – May 29,2022
6:00 PM ET Sunday

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